Matthew Pywell

Introducing Harrison Whitford… Phoebe Bridgers’ “secret weapon” with an unimpeachable guitar pedigree

His uniquely expressive approach to lead guitar has lit up Bridgers’ critically acclaimed albums, and earned him famous fans from across the music world, but Harrison Whitford’s solo material takes more of a slow-burn approach.

“We didn’t recognise any pressure, we just went into it having fun”: Doves on their triumphant return

With new album The Universal Want demonstrating that the Manchester three-piece are revitalised after 11 years on hiatus, we caught up with guitarist Jez Williams to talk 335s, recording with Dictaphones and making noises like jet engines.